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Food Pantry in Akron as he picks up groceries to feed his family.

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Young students from St. Adalbert School in Cleveland waiting for Mass to start.

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Rev. Joseph Kim, Rev. Jeffrey Barnish,
Rev. Michael McCandless, Rev. Robert Ramser, & Rev. Jeremy Merzweiler

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Fr. Sean Ralph at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist
with students from St. Joseph School, Cuyahoga Falls.

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Catholic Community Foundation fosters faith-based stewardship in the community for the spiritual, educational and charitable needs of all.

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"I am extremely grateful for the extraordinary generosity of the people of our Diocese who partner with the Foundation to lift up the Church in Northeast Ohio."

The Most Reverend Richard Lennon, Bishop of Cleveland

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Diocese of Cleveland Launches its First Crowdfunding Event: #weGiveCatholic

Cleveland, Ohio – October 12, 2016 – This year on November 29, the Catholic Community Foundation of the Diocese of Cleveland will host its inaugural crowdfunding event: #weGiveCatholic (weGiveCatholic.org). This first-ever online day of Catholic Giving in Northeast Ohio will take place on the biggest...

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Friday, November 11, 2016

2016 Evangelization and Stewardship Workshop

11:30 am - 12:30 pm Registration/Lunch The Offices of Stewardship and Evangelization invite all clergy, parish staff, and lay leaders to a four-hour workshop featuring national presenters, followed by small and large group discussions. Participants will leave inspired, renewed and empowered with concrete steps in mind...

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